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Columbus child killed during home invasion

LILBURN, GA (WXTX) - Police are searching for two men who were involved in a deadly home invasion.

Investigators say 8-year-old Andrae Brooks of Columbus, GA was shot in the head during the invasion at a Gwinnett County apartment complex Friday afternoon.  He died later that night.

Spokesman, Officer Brian Kelly, said a man forced his way into the apartment and ordered the boy and three adult men to lie on the floor.

Several shots were fired and the boy was struck in the head. We're told the Columbus boy was visiting family.

Investigators are trying to determine the motive.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call 770-513-5300 or call Gwinnett County Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477.

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